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2012 Littorai Chardonnay Mays Canyon

UNITED STATES / CALIFORNIA / SONOMA
  • 90 IWC
  • Variety
    Chardonnay

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SKU: 77910-2012-750

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  • International Wine Cellar | Rating: 90

    (13.6% alcohol): Light-medium yellow. Restrained, pure aromas of lemon drop, menthol and stone, plus hints of anise and wild herbs. Sweeter than the Charles Heintz on entry, then firm and understated in the mid-palate, with youthfully subdued flavors of citrus fruits and soil-driven minerals. This delicate, sharply delineated chardonnay needs a couple years in bottle to express itself.
    Author: Stephen Tanzer
    Issue: May/June 2014
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  • From the Latin for "coasts," the Littorai name is a reminder that wine, "this noblest agricultural product, arises from the weave of place (vineyard), time (vintage), and man." This recognition, combined with Ted Lemon's education and training in winemaking in France, result in highly sought-after California Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Lemon's winemaking philosophy is influenced heavily by his time at the Universite de Bourgogne, where he earned a degree in Enology, as well as his apprenticeships at estates such as Domaine Dujac, Roumier, and Bruno Clair. With his wife Heidi, Lemon has produced wines that honestly express exceptional sites on the Sonoma Coast, Russian River, and Anderson Valley since 1993.

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    Collector Data For This Wine

    • 25 bottles owned
    • 6 collectors